swear by the Day of Resurrection
I swear by the reproaching soul [to the certainty of resurrection].
man think that We will not assemble his bones?
[We are] Able [even] to proportion his fingertips.
man desires to continue in sin.
asks, "When is the Day of Resurrection?"
when vision is dazzled
the moon darkens
the sun and the moon are joined,
will say on that Day, "Where is the [place of] escape?"
There is no refuge.
your Lord, that Day, is the [place of] permanence.
will be informed that Day of what he sent ahead and kept back.
man, against himself, will be a witness,
if he presents his excuses.
not your tongue with it, [O Muúammad], to hasten with recitation of the Qur’ān.
upon Us is its collection [in your heart] and [to make possible] its
when We have recited it [through Gabriel], then follow its recitation.
upon Us is its clarification [to you].
20. No! But you love the immediate
leave the Hereafter.
faces, that Day, will be radiant,
at their Lord.
[some] faces, that Day, will be contorted,
that there will be done to them [something] backbreaking.
When the soul has reached the collar bones
it is said, "Who will cure [him]?"
the dying one is certain that it is the [time of] separation
the leg is wound about the leg,
your Lord, that Day, will be the procession.
the disbeliever had not believed, nor had he prayed.
[instead], he denied and turned away.
then he went to his people, swaggering [in pride].
to you, and woe!
woe to you, and woe!
man think that he will be left neglected?
he not been a sperm from semen emitted?
he was a clinging clot, and [Allāh] created
[his form] and proportioned [him]
made of him two mates, the male and the female.
not that [Creator] Able to give life to the dead?